Office Skills

Certificate in Information and Communication Technology Skills

Leading to a major award in FETAC Level 4 Information and Communication Technology Skills 

Programme Objectives:

Improve computer, communication, numerical, and planning skills.
Improve confidence and ability to allow you to progress on to further education and employment
Develop interpersonal & team working skills.

Course Structure and Duration

Course Type: Part Time
Duration: 1 year
Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 
Times: 9:30am to 12:30pm


Information Technology


Computer Applications


Desktop Publishing

Word Processing


Work Experience 

This programme is structured so that there is flexibility for the learner who does not wish to complete the whole programme and only has an interest in completing one or more programme modules. In this case the learner may achieve a FETAC Component Certificate.

Who is this course for?

This course is for early school leavers who wish to improve their computer skills and improve their job opportunities or those who wish to progress on to FETAC Level 5 courses.

Course Fees

The course is free to participants who are early school leavers or those who are currently unemployed, or who are on a very low income.


All applicants are interviewed to help them choose the right programme and level of course. An interview also allows us to make sure that any appropriate resources and supports are provided to learners, when the place is accepted.

Places are allocated based on successfully meeting the eligibility criteria, learner need, learner suitability for the programme and places available.

Please contact:

Annette Mangan
BTEI Co-ordinator West Wicklow, 
Blessington Further Education Centre,
Phone: 045 851490,
Mobile: 086 8503833